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: well, i'm based in irving, texas, at the university of dallas, where i'm a professor of politics. c-span: is that a full-time job still? >> guest: right. yes. c-span: and when did you--early on in your life, or maybe it wasn't early on--start thinking about things like the constitution or the declaration of independence or the founding fathers? >> guest: well, it took me a while to get there. i was a student in the '60s and '70s of leo strauss and some of strauss' students out in claremont; actually, originally, a student of allan bloom's at cornell, then i went out to claremont. and originally, i was really focused on the study of obscure texts in the history of political philosophy written by dead white males like plato and cicero and people like that. and my first book, in fact, was an interpretation of plato's apology of socrates. but it really wasn't until the '80s that i got interested in a serious way in american politics and i used my knowledge of the history of philosophy to help to understand the principles of this country. and i think it really did help, as a matter of fa
. she and lyndon johnson were leaving the baker hotel in dallas, walking across the street to an event at the adolphus hotel. focusing on well-to-do women who were therefore a event. they carried what mrs. johnson described in her oral history is a sea of angry slogans. she says that they did not like lbj and they hated kennedy. and this mom essentially blocked the passage. it made a very different and difficult for them to get through. and you have to realize the potential for some sort of mob action. she described it as just an animal like tense atmosphere where the slightest thing could trigger a riot. at one point, one of the signs not mrs. johnson's hat off. lbj recognized that she wasn't going as fast as she should have. but they were making the most of this event for television. it would display the behavior of his opponents. so that is certainly an example of courage. >> also on the lady bird special. when she toured the south after she signed the civil rights act, which i'm going ask mark to talk about. can you please tell all of us what his response to russell was when he was
to be a pretty good incentive to get somebody to drive. sheppard is a nice place. dallas is into fiery there. do they still guarantee you guys a fighter at it in so? >> now, pretty much the same as anywhere else. >> that was the same in damage. when i went through, if you were to shepherd you were going to get a fighter. there was some good ones, but the most part they got a lot of fighters. it's probably better that way and more fair all around. what else? underwent okmulgee guys up. okay, well thanks for coming very much. i appreciate it. if you guys buy the book, even better. harpercollins actually send me up to read a couple more. one is nonfiction. it's the history of fighter pilot, not just americans, but all of them. i've been burning how much i didn't know about my own profession. it's going to be a very interesting book. it's due sometime next year, so i'll take another six months after that, so maybe 2014. and then there's a fictional book i wrote called the mercenary that will be out in e-book form to start with i think in january or february. unlike most good fiction, it's not really
the first five minutes of an episode of" dallas" from 19788 which was hottest show from reality tv. who shot j.r. show, listeners or viewers will remember. it is amazing. ever can catch it on tv fascinating to watch because it is so, the relationship between the producers and the writers and the audience is so condescending. there is this very palpable sense that the creators of the show just think that the audience can't possibly understand who these characters are and they spend two minutes kind of going, these two people are brothers. did everybody get that? whereas show today, not just that edited more quickly, that they're able to kind of go much faster and challenge the audience. look at a show like, "lost" which was insanely complicated. that show would have never gotten anywhere near national television in 1977 or '78. so there is tolerance for complexity and, and being challenged that the audience has now that we didn't have when i was growing up. >> host: steven johnson is our guest on "in depth". bill in oklahoma, you are first up today. please go ahead with your question or comme
for a b. in dallas they've tried offering second graders $2 for each book they read. now, some people think this is a promising idea, other people aren't very happy about it. so let's have a discussion here and begin by taking a survey of opinion. if you were the superintendent of one of these school districts and you were approached with this proposal, how many think it's a good idea worth trying, and is how many would object in principle? be let's see, first, those of you who -- how many would object? how many would not like this idea? quite a few. and how many think it's worth trying? all right. we have a pretty good division of opinion. let's begin by those who object. who is willing to explain, to offer your reason? why do you think this would be objectionable in principle in -- principle? anyone? who will start us off? yes, stand up, and we'll get you a microphone. go ahead. >> i would -- >> over here. >> i would object because there's a basic value in learning, there's a basic value in learning, a basic excitement about learning new things. if you start paying for that, you rem
states, atlanta, dallas, los angeles -- who is doing that reporting here? so much attention is focused on what is happening in mexico, we are lamenting the strengths or weaknesses of reporting in mexico. the mexican reporters, especially the regional ones, were hardest hit. it is the once in these regional outlets like tijuana. they want to know who was telling the other side of the story and who is doing the money reporting, all these narco dollars. who is doing the story about money laundering? i do not know if i answered your question, but that is certainly a kind of push back there. who is telling the good story and -- big story and the small story? >> let me bring in carrie lozano to the conversation. she is a documentary filmmaker and journalist who has done a lot of work. her from "underground" appeared at sundance. also, she is an emerging expert on the question of collaborative reporting, journalists, between news organizations, citizens, she works in the investigative reporting for uc berkley and has co-founded the collaboration central. very basic question -- who is doing th
francisco's the birds that are all very democratic. denver las vegas and phoenix and the dallas houston san antonio atlanta charlotte and north carolina were very republican so i think calling suburbs analyzing pricing suburbs doesn't work. you have to look at each individual suburb word each region of the country and finally, number six, we have to rethink the way we spend money on politics. this was a 6 billion-dollar election-year with status quo results. i think the biggest success when it comes to money and politics and i'm not talking about the message but the macro-- karl rove separated billionaires from billions of their dollars to what effect? i mean it may be more effective way to pay voters directly. there is probably more return for your investment and i would conclude by saying that probably the supreme court of the united states, the second most important institution in the united states in aiding the economic recovery, because next to the fed they have done more to pump more money, more stimulus into the economy in states like nevada, florida, ohio, colorado, pennsylvania and
until billets raining on kennedy and dallas during the east st. louis of his life. what did he know? how did we get here quiet what kept us moving? who kept us moving? miles davis is one of the people who kept me moving. he and i went to the same high school as did one of the pioneers up on the hill. but for moral service, we couldn't get a spot on the sidewalk, not to mention trying to get a seat in lincoln high school, where he graduated in 1944 and was one of two teenagers of the black community at juilliard. that may be her record. i read a long poem of which all recite. trust up and came began a scenario climb up the tribal stairwell. greeks, radiant at the at the at the, spread like laughter or ethiopia's wings. more in its own percussive rise became the st. louis area. bore witness to the calm, the careless silence, the casket to tears, that death of the crew became the burden of an ancestor. hear y'all, the death of the two became the birth of an ancestor. and many of the newspapers that covered that memorial had headlines in kansas city, st. louis come the death of the crew do m
to a big fan. i saw this from the guy from dallas, there will be enormous political pressure on the secretary of the treasury. in what universe? right on america today is even thought of helping an institution they be impeached. i do not understand how people misread. >> you don't believe if jpmorgan or citigroup are really troubled that think they were going down and markets are falling apart under voluntary sahara or would find a way to save that for quick >> is the other way round. he must be disconnected with what's going on in the world. seriously, any effort to help existing financial institution, from the guy who got the point better, debating guy who wrote the book who attacks us as well as the economist for preventing intervention at that point. if you're time that congress would then vote to change it, it would take a vote of congress. it would be illegal to do anything with the institution until the institution is spread out. under the law, sarah palin was partly right. we did t-test panels in 2010, but they were for big banks. no aid can go to any institution unti
, the military australia complex? what happened in dallas. the assassination of john f kennedy. sunday at 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific. >>> c-span incites middle and high school send a video to the president. what is the most important issue he should consider to win the grand prize of $5,000. it is open to students grade sixth through twelve. and the deadline january 18, 2013. for complete details and rules go online to studentcam.org. >>> you are watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. on weeknights watch key public policy events and every weekend the latest non-fiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past rams and get our schedule at the website. you can join on the conversation on social media sites. >>> now attorney general eric holder announces a settlement in the bp. bp will pay a $4.5 fine and two men had been charge wpped manslaughter. this is a half hour. has the latest -- task forces members announcing the latest -- and ongoing efforts to achieve justice and that -- ability for this tragedy. today the united states district court here in the eastern describing dis
there was a large conspiracy usually involving figures within the u.s. government what happened in dallas, the a a assassination of john f ken i kennedy. >>> says the u.s. will not follow off the so-called fiscal cliff. allen was at the club of washington to talk about the economy and job creation. this is forty minutes. >>> so we're pleased today to have the chairman of the president counsel of economic adviser with us. alan krueger. the native of new jersey. he went to undergrad at cornell. he was not only the top of the class, but a high jumper on the track team. then went harvard to get the ph.d. in economics, and his thesis adviser was larry summers. he has an academic career and is now a has been a name professor at princeton teaching economics, it's now second tour of duty in the obama administration beginning in the obama administration he served as assistant secretary of economic affairs in treasury, and then went back to princeton and was lured back by the president to become the chairman of the counsel of economic advisers. a position he consumed a year ago confirmed in novembe
in the u.s. navy. after earning his jd from smu he worked in dallas' largest law firms -- lesson in health care matters. later, and come in the columbia hospital corporation, established what has become the largest for-profit health care conglomerate in the nation. columbia hca employs over 199,000 people. that's job creation for you. [applause] and provides quality health care for millions of people. but he didn't rest there. he and his wife, and, i worked with a group called world vision to provide primary health care system in bengali, kenya and does governor to step up its commitment to the people of florida, emphasizing the importance of accountability he ran his campaign under the slogan, let's get to work on a free system resonates with flirting today. his policies to foster economic asperity. under his leadership, he 25 months of consecutive job growth. so we have a notch bringer who succeeded in the air and translated success in the governments here. sadly, governor scott's mother very recently passed away come at the yeti is still here today managing to fulfill his commitment to
and san francisco is all very space and a loss vegas and phoenix and the suburbs of dallas, houston, san antonio, atlanta, charlotte and south carolina were very republican, so calling the suburban analyzing by saying the suburbs doesn't work. you have to look at each individual suburb or the region of the country and finally number six you have to rethink the way in politics. this is a $6 billion election-year status quo results i think the biggest success when it comes to money in politics and i'm not talking about the methods that the macrois karl rove sabrue de billionaires' from billions of dollars. the more effective way to pay the voters directly. there's more and more return from your investment and that would conclude by saying the supreme court of the united states is the second most important institution in the united states in aiding the economic recovery because next to the fed they have done more money, more stimulus into the economy and part of the states like nevada, florida, ohio, colorado, pennsylvania and california in any institution. they may even be more important i
. dallas morning news chronicle -- amazing to see that, wow, we were going to come in here labeling them as anti-his panic, anti-anything, and it was a total different route. people came to me and friends of mine said we got to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform in tampa, talk about it, got a national guest worker endorsement on the republican national convention platform which was great. thought work was over, and election day hit, and wednesday my phone blows up again, and it's time to getÑjr back in the debate again. we have to do more. we have to talk about this. you know, i believe free market solutions are a part of this. i believe in strong border security. the anti-immigration groups will try to label us as open borders, big business, wants cheap labor. i can tell you if we can fund blackwater security forces in iraq, and i'm not say using blackwater, but a type of security force that's licensed in doing a good job, we need to do that. we need to secure our borders. in texas, i can tell you, i've been down first hand in burkes county texas the effe
the convention and, you know, the front page of the dallas morning news, or fort worth star-telegram, gop shifts on immigration. it was amazing to see that wow, we were going to come in here and label them anti-hispanic, anti-anything. it was a total different route. vincent cable came to me, some friends of mine said we've got to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform and started talking about it. we got a national guest worker endorsement on the republican national convention platform which was great. thoughts my work was over, then election day hit. wednesday my phone starts getting blown up again. it's time to quÉbec in the debate again. we need to start talking about this. i believe the free market solutions are a part of this. i believe in strong security. the anti-immigration groups will try to label us as open borders, big business wants cheap labor. i can tell you if we can fund blackwater security forces in iraq, and announcing -- some type of security force that its license in doing a good job, we need to do that. we need to secure our borders. i can tell y
that lee harvey oswald was going to shoot at kennedy that morning in dallas. >> brian latell, the book "castro's secrets mpt the cia and cuban's intelligence machine." we ran out of time, and he can't tell you the poisen pen story. pick it up and read it yourself. it's unfortunate because it's a good story so, brian, thank you for joining us on booktv here in miami. >> thank you so much. >> well, the next panel is starting here. we'll take you to the room now. this is some war memoirs and books. jake tapper of abc news wrote a book called "the outpost: untold story of americanñ va" beeping min bush" dust to dust accounts, and also "the story of war" and the life that follows, setting up the room now. you can see, and they are just getting ready to introduce the three speakers. i want to remind you that the previous panel, one of the speakers there was david, "barack obama: the story," go to facebook.com/booktv, and david will be answering and commenting on your questions and comments. go ahead, you can post those now, and he will be responding, oh, in about 15-20 minutes or
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